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Environment Canada has issued a heat WARNING for Hamilton this afternoon. A heat warning is issued if two or more consecutive days are forecast with daytime highs greater than or equal to 31°C and nighttime lows greater than or equal to 20°C or a Humidex of 40°C or greater.

Warnings

3:28 AM EDT Monday 10 August 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

A heat event is expected from today into Tuesday.

Maximum temperatures today are expected to reach between 30 and 32 degrees Celsius with Humidex values near 41.

Minimum overnight temperatures will be between 20 and 23 degrees Celsius.

A slightly cooler and less humid air mass will arrive in the area late on Tuesday.

Warnings

3:14 PM EDT Sunday 09 August 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

A heat event will continue.

Timing: Tonight through Monday. The heat event may persist into Tuesday.

Maximum temperatures today: 30 to 32 degrees Celsius (Humidex 38 to 40).

Maximum temperatures Monday: 31 to 33 degrees Celsius (Humidex 39 to 41).

Minimum overnight temperatures: 20 to 23 degrees Celsius.

Warnings

5:21 AM EDT Sunday 09 August 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

A heat event is expected.

Timing: Today through Monday. The heat event may persist into Tuesday.

Maximum temperatures today: 30 to 32 degrees Celsius (Humidex 38 to 40).

Maximum temperatures Monday: 31 to 33 degrees Celsius (Humidex 39 to 41).

Minimum overnight temperatures: 20 to 23 degrees Celsius.

Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index to approach the high risk category.

Extreme heat affects everyone.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place.

HAMILTON TODAY WEATHER

Source: Environment Canada

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